Famous Products of Mountain and Sea

(Sankai meisan zukushi, 山海名産盡)

Publisher: Shin Iseya Kohei

c. 1833


This series of prints is listed as number 193 in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).  The prints in this series are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ôban.



Title: Ise Abalone (伊勢鰒, Ise awabi)

Description: Women diving for abalone at Ise with the “wedded rocks” of Futami bay in the mid-ground


Title: Bonito (a schooling fish of the tuna family) from Sagami Province (相模堅魚)

Description: Beauty on bull in foreground and Mt. Fuji in background


Title: Crucian Carp (Carassius carassius) from Ômi Province (近江の国源五郎鮒)

Description: Woman and child caught in the wind


I am grateful to Robert Pryor for this hanshita-e (final drawing) for the above print.


Title: Frozen Snow from Kaga Province (加賀ノ雪)

Description: Woman with umbrella having her wooden sandal (geta) adjusted


Title: Geese from Iyo (a city in Okinawa)

Description: Catching geese with nets


Title: Icefish from the Sumida River in Edo (東都第一角田川の白魚


Description: Fishing boats with Mt. Fuji in background


Title: Hizen Province, Imari Porcelains (肥前国伊万里焼, Hizen no kuni Imariyaki)

Description: A smoky kiln in the foreground


Title: Nara whitened cotton from Yamato Province (大和奈良さらし)

Description: Two women looking at a kite that has fallen in the water


Title: Noodles from Shinano Province (信濃蕎麦)

Description: Travelers with Mt. Fuji in the background


Title: Whales from Kii Province (Kii kujira, 紀伊鯨)

Description: Woman with three children


A hanshita-e (final drawing) for the above print